Tuition and Financial Aid

Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC) understands financing a graduate degree is a major investment for any given student. Many GCNYC students utilize different combinations of personal savings, scholarships, loans, outside grants, sponsors, or employer tuition benefits to cover the cost of attendance. The Admissions Team is happy to help each and every student explore their options. As the College for the Common Good, GCNYC wants to ensure finances are not a barrier to pursue your academic aspirations.


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Tuition is all-inclusive for all three Master’s of Science programs at GCNYC. Note tuition rates are subject to Board of Trustee approval and may change.

2020 Intakes: $34,650

  • Full-Time: $11,550 / term (finish in 12 months)
  • Part-Time: $8,662 / term (finish in 16 months)


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GCNYC strives to support the next generation of responsible leaders by offering Common Good Merit Scholarships for highly-qualified prospective students eager to use systems thinking to develop holistic strategies that drive financial performance and deliver benefits to the greater society.

Financial Aid

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GCNYC encourages you to research and apply for scholarship funds from outside sources to help supplement the cost of your Master’s degree. This process should be conducted early on to ensure ample time to gather appropriate funding.

While it is not an exhaustive list, the below will give you an idea of the types of funding opportunities available:

Federal Loans

GCNYC offers students Federal Direct Loans to help pay for the cost of a student’s graduate education. The lender is the U.S. Department of Education. Direct Loans awarded and disbursed at GCNYC include the Unsubsidized and Graduate PLUS Loans. To be eligible, the student must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and meet eligibility criteria.

Private Loans

A variety of additional, private (non-federal) alternative loans are also available from individual lending institutions.

International Students

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To inquire about the Common Good Merit Scholarships or other financial aid options, please reach out to the Office of Financial Aid at